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Schenectady, New York

Union College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Union College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
37.4%
Admission Difficulty for Union College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into Union College and can I get accepted? The school has a 37% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,495 out of 6,676 applicants were admitted making Union College a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Union College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.

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Union College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for Union College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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SAT Scores for Union College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
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Union College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
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ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
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ACT Math 25th N/A
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ACT Reading 75th N/A
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Union College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Union College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #37 in New York for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Union College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Union College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 25% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Good
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

58% of Union College freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Union College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 58%
Top 25% of class 79%
Top 50% of class 97%
Bottom 50% of class 3%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Union College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,125 3,551 6,676
Accepted 1,177 1,318 2,495
Acceptance Rate 38% 37% 37%
Enrolled 274 296 570
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 22% 23%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Union College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Union College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Union College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196866 IPEDS survey data for Union College.